Meet Yholima Vargas-Aleem – Faces of CAPS Series


Yholima Vargas joins the CAPS program to bring Latin American dance and culture to schools throughout the Durham/Triangle community. Learn more about her performance ” Latin American Dance: Let Your Body Surprise YOU!” here. Special thanks to Cammel Hurse of Cammel’s Photography

STORIES COME TO LIFE! EXPANDS


“Stories Come to Life,” a grant-funded language arts workshop, expands this year to reach more than 600 Durham students at Neal, Lowe’s Grove and James E. Shepard middle schools. In the residency, students learn how to put experiences from their own lives into writing. The stories can be tragic, joyous or anything in between, so … Continue reading STORIES COME TO LIFE! EXPANDS

Literacy connections through the Arts


The CAPS program assists schools to reinforce literacy learning through the arts. Our teaching artists and presenting groups enjoy opportunities to engage students in developing poetry, writing personal stories and stories that explore social justice and consciousness in the world around them. We also offer experiences that encourage ease and confidence in public speaking. The … Continue reading Literacy connections through the Arts